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Mack & Mabel   

 
Majestic Theatre , (10/06/1974 - 11/30/1974)
First Preview: Total Previews:5
Opening Date:Oct 06, 1974   
Closing Date:Nov 30, 1974 Total Performances:66

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1911-1938. The Sennett Studios; The Brooklyn Studio; Mack's Office, Brooklyn; Los Angeles; The Orchid Room of the Hollywood Hotel; A Pier, New York; "Vitagraph Varieties of 1929" and more.


Production Staff
Produced by David Merrick; Produced in association with Edwin H. Morris; Associate Producer: Jack Schlissel
Book by Michael Stewart; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Musical Director: Don Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Don Pippin; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Incidental and Dance music by John Morris; Based on an idea by Leonard Spielglass
Directed by Gower Champion; Choreographed by Gower Champion; Associate Choreographer: Buddy Schwab
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Audio Consultant: Abe Jacob; Hair Stylist: Ted Azar; Assistant to Mr. Wagner: John Kasarda and Marjorie Kellogg; Assistant to Miss Zipprodt: Ben Benson; Assistant to Miss Musser: Richard Winkler
Production Supervisor: Lucia Victor; Production Stage Manager: Marnel Sumner; Stage Manager: Tony Manzi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Pat Trott
Associate Conductor: Skip Redwine
General Press Representative: Solters / Sabinson / Roskin Inc.; Press Representative: Bud Westman and Joshua Ellis; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Assistant to Mr. Merrick: Helen Nickerson; Assistant to Mr. Schlissel: Mark Bramble; Assistant to Mr. Champion: Pat Cummings; Dance Captain: Sandra Brewer; Film Coordinator: Andy Stein; Casting: Lucia Victor and Howard Feuer
Cast
Bernadette Peters Mabel Normand
Robert Preston Mack Sennett
Lisa Kirk Lottie Ames
James Mitchell William Desmond Taylor
John Almberg Grip
Cheryl Armstrong Phyllis Foster
Bathing Beauty
Claudia Asbury Bathing Beauty
Tom Batten Mr. Kleinman
Sandahl Bergman Bathing Beauty
Roger A. Bigelow Freddie
Grip
George Blackwell Grip
Frank Bouley Grip
Gerard Brentte Grip
Lonnie Burr Grip
Helen Butleroff Swing Dancer
Chrystal Chambers Bathing Beauty
Nancy Dafgek Bathing Beauty
Prudence Darby Bathing Beauty
Chet D'Elia Grip
Jerry Dodge Frank Wyman
Nancy C. Evers Ella
Robert Fitch Wally
Igors Gavon Grip
Elaine Handel Bathing Beauty
Paula Lynn Bathing Beauty
Richard Maxon Swing Dancer
Bert Michaels Mr. Fox
Patricia Michaels Bathing Beauty
Jonathan Miele Grip
Christopher Murney Charlie Muldoon
Don Percassi Grip
Carol Perea Bathing Beauty
Frank Root Serge
Grip
L. J. Rose Bathing Beauty
Rita Rudner Bathing Beauty
Marie Santell Iris
the wardrobe mistress
Marianne Selbert Bathing Beauty
Stanley Simmonds Eddie
the watchman
Jo Speros Bathing Beauty
Pat Trott Bathing Beauty
Geordie Withee Bathing Beauty
Understudies: Roger A. Bigelow (William Desmond Taylor), George Blackwell (Eddie), Frank Bouley (Mr. Kleinman), Lonnie Burr (Charlie Muldoon), Helen Butleroff (Swing Dancer), Igors Gavon (Mack Sennett), Richard Maxon (Swing Dancer), Patricia Michaels (Lottie Ames), Jonathan Miele (Mr. Fox), Don Percassi (Wally), Frank Root (Frank Wyman), L. J. Rose (Ella) and Marie Santell (Mabel Normand)
Tony Award®
 1975 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by David Merrick
 1975 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Michael Stewart
 1975 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Robert Preston
 1975 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Bernadette Peters
 1975 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Robin Wagner
 1975 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Patricia Zipprodt
 1975 Best Choreography [nominee]
Gower Champion
 1975 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Gower Champion
Drama Desk Award
 1975 Outstanding Music and Lyrics [nominee]
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
 1975 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Robert Preston
 1975 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Bernadette Peters
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1Sung By
Movies Were Movies Mack Sennett
Look What Happened to Mabel Mabel Normand, Wally, Charlie Muldoon, Frank Wyman and Grips
Big Time Lottie Ames and Family
I Won't Send Roses Mack Sennett
I Won't Send Roses (Reprise)Mabel Normand
I Wanna Make the World Laugh Mack Sennett and Company
I Wanna Make the World Laugh (Reprise)Mack Sennett and Company
Wherever He Ain't Mabel Normand and Waiters
Hundreds of Girls Mack Sennett and Bathing Beauties
ACT 2Sung By
When Mabel Comes in the Room Company
My Heart Leaps Up Mack Sennett
Time Heals Everything Mabel Normand
Tap Your Troubles Away Lottie Ames and Girls
I Promise You a Happy Ending Mack Sennett